Brickfield Rangers got back to winning ways with an emphatic 9-0 success at Overton in a game which was completely one way traffic. Dale Davies and Aled Reece weighed in with two goals apiece and the whitewash was completed by Ryan McCleary, Liam Sklenar, Sam Molyneux, Nathan Jones and an own goal.

In the match of the day clash at Holyhead Road, title favourites FC Queens Park who played most of this encounter with just 10 men secured a 3-2 win at Chirk AAA’s, Richard Jones opened the visitors account but he was hero turned villain when he was dismissed by referee Martin Williams for what he perceived was a late challenge. Aston Williams kept Chirk in touch but the impressive Mikey Latham had Park back in charge. A spectacular headed goal by Barry Torrence extended their lead but there was an exciting climax to the game when Louis Middlehurst pulled things back to 3-2 with minutes on the clock.

Coedpoeth United did not exactly have the rub of the green and faltered 2-0 at hiome against FC Nomads who netted through Matty Roberts and Daniel Drazdauskas.

Corwen’s first game of 2017 saw them defeat Brymbo 7-1. Ryan Billington with a glancing header opened their account and almost from the restart he doubled his personal account. Sion Roberts went on to open up a three goal cushion at the break. A corner from Alex Webster went over the Brymbo defence and towards Sion Dolben Hughes, who was on hand to send a bullet header into the top corner at the far post. Brymbo then conceded further goals from Tom Williams(2) and Iorweth Jones. Netting a late consolation goal for Brymbo was Kieran Taylor

Llanuwchllyn mauled Saltney Town 4-1 who took a first half lead through Jake Gibbons but turning this clash on its head were Gwidian Ifan(2), Gwyn Rowlands and Sam Evans.

Llay Welfare looked like they were on course for a disastrous start to 2017 when Ben Jones and Connor Kendrick gave visitors Penycae a thoroughly deserved 2-0 lead but a disputed penalty converted by Jonny Taylor threw them a lifeline and Tom Edwards set up Matty Worrall to level the scoring at 2-2.

In Division One’s top clash, Rhostyllen keeled over and flopped 4-1 to promotion rivals Lex Glyndwr. LEX made a perfect start and went 3-0 up early on with strikes from Harry Harrison(2) and skipper Craig Griffiths. A second half effort by Dylan Jones put the game beyond reach despite the hosts pegging a goal back and failing from the penalty spot following a brilliant save from Tom Belton. Rhostyllen’s late consolation goal came from Richard Smith.

Castell Alun have last ground, they were beaten 3-1 by Rhydymwyn who are enjoying a nice little purple patch and were on target through Nathan Munroe(2) and Jake Riley.

Penley stay in the mix and following their 2-1 win at Llangollen which included a 93rd minute winner from Jordan Cartwright. Rob Ward had opened Penley’s account on the hour mark but after Tryfan Prosser had levelled in the 90th minute Llan let slip their grasp.

Point of Ayr went behind against New Brighton Villa after just 45 seconds when Grant Spencer broke the deadlock. Further strikes from Ross Sumner and Sam Riley gave Villa a 3-1 success.

Rhos Aelwyd whitewashed Acrefair 7-0, Josh Jones and James Haynes fired double salvo’s and completing their tally were Dan Harrison, Ryan Jenkins and Lloyd Marsden.

Maesgwyn were second best against Johnstown Youth who had man of the match Dewi Reeves converting a hat-trick as they ran out 3-1 winners despite a reply from Damian Wilson.

In the Reserves Division, games between Brymbo and Chirk AAA and Mold Alexandra versus FC Nomads were called off.

Zac Trow got a lone comsolation goal for Queens Park as they were trounced 8-1 by Hawarden Rangers.

Ruthin Town hammered Penycae 5-1 and making up their nap hand were Dave Finnie, Matt Williams and hat-trick hero Luke Appleby.

Despite Karl Reid pulling a goal back for Saltney Town, Corwen ran out worthy 3-1 winners courtesy of efforts from Tom James, Gavin Jones and Nick Owen.

Turning to the Reserves and Colts Division, Flint Town United strengthened their grip at the top to stay 12 points clear after walloping hosts Overton 11-0.

Buckley Town stay second after thrashing Llay Welfare 8-1 and their marksmen were Ryan Dunn, Jordan Hensall and Kal Pierce after Chris Forshaw on his debut put on a one man show netting four times to an own goal.

Efforts from star performer Alex Williams who grabbed four goals, Andrew Jones, Lee Hughes and Ian Oliver Davies saw Cefn Albion crush Rhostyllen 7-1.

Lex Glyndwr flopped to a 3-1 reversal against Rhos Aelwyd whose marksmen were Josh Rush(2) and Jack White.

The Ruthin Town development squad were narrowly defeated 3-2 on home soil against Brickfield Rangers who were on target through Jordan Jones, Jordan Owens and Phil Carr all after Reece Jones and Lewis Cleverly had made a right scrap of things.